This secondary analysis of a trial evaluating the efficacy of strict rest after pediatric concussion characterizes the incidence, course, and clinical significance of activity-related symptom exacerbations within 10 days of injury.
This Viewpoint explains the strengths and weaknesses of different study designs as they relate to the breastfeeding literature, then assesses the effect of breastfeeding on obesity and IQ.
To examine relationships of breastfeeding duration and exclusivity with child cognition at ages 3 and 7 years and to evaluate the extent to which maternal fish intake during lactation modifies associations of infant feeding with later cognition, Belfort et al followed up 312 Project Viva mothers and children to age 7 years. See the Editorial by Christakis.
This study evaluates ecologic momentary assessment following youth concussion.
This population-based observational study compares the cognitive and physical outcomes of school-aged children who were born full-term or late-term.
This systematic review summarizes prognostic factors for poor cognitive development in children born very preterm or with very low birth weight.
This randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia found that the therapy decreased symptoms related to trauma and stress.
Meador et al examined the effects of antiepileptic drug exposure via breastfeeding on cognitive functions at age 6 years among 181 children for whom both breastfeeding and IQ data were available. All mothers in this analysis continued taking drug after delivery. Differential Ability Scales IQ was the primary outcome. See the editorial by Harden.
This observational, cross-sectional study suggests that individual and organizational factors help explain therapist behavior and use of evidence-based practices, but the relative importance varies by therapeutic technique.